09-15-2017 09-15-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3025B Boston
September 15, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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Portrait of a Princely Man

$984$800
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3025B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Portrait of a Princely Man, Persia, 19th century, possibly of Qajar dynasty, seated in a chair on a carpeted floor, with a book in his left hand, two inscriptions, gouache and gold on paper, mounted on a panel with a painted leaf to reverse, framed, image 14 x 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

spotty repairs with pieces of paper, retouches prominently to corners, paper to reverse in brittle condition with numerous tears and losses.


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Keywords

Iranian architecture, Persian art, Qajar dynasty